Useful for Nothing or Everything?

WHAT DOES THE POPE SAY? THE YEAR OF CONSECRATED LIFE “Yes, priests are the presence of Jesus in the midst of us, but Sisters, what are they useful for?” I remember a few years ago hearing this conversation on the bus. I don’t know if what hit me the most was the unexpected religious topic or the substance of the conversation! In short, the sisters, what are they “useful” for? Typical question of our western culture, where the worth of things are based in their usefulness. Pope Francis was not on that bus, yet he “answered” this question by giving the Church the Year of Consecrated Life that now heads towards its conclusion. More than 12 months to better know and rediscover a reality that is part of the Church, from monasticism until now, expressed in the...